Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on August 29, 2007

in Comics

Hmm, we’re about to talk about comics so it must be Wednesday!  Welcome to the RazorFine Comic Rack boys and girls.  Pull up a bean bag and take a seat at the master as we look at the new comics set to hit comic shops and bookstores today from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Wildstorm, Vertigo, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Action Comics, Conan, Silver Surfer: Requiem Teen Titans, Wetworks, and the first issues of Bomb Queen IV, The Last Fantastic Four Story and The Mice Templar.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Batman: Secrets of the Batcave, The Complete Bite Club, DC/Top Cow: Crossover Classics, Essential Daredevil Vol. 4, Manhunter Vol. 3: Origins, Ninja Scroll, Tangent Comics Vol. 1 and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #36

Editor’s Note: comic shipping dates are subject to change and unexpected delays.

52 Aftermath: The Four Horsemen #1 (of 6) – Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman tackle the Four Horsemen of Apokolips who have been released on Earth. [$2.99]

Action Comics #855 – Superman travels to Bizarro World.  Download a free mini-poster and check out the sneak peek. [$2.99]

Amazons Attack #6 (of 6) – DC’s summer event concludes. [$2.99]

Batman Annual: Head of the Demon #26 – The origin of Ra’s al Ghul!  (Umm…didn’t they already do that?). [$3.99]

Teen Titans #50 – This action-packed issue includes the a burial of a friend, a new addition to the team, and the return of an old foe.  Download a free mini-poster. [$3.99]

The Last Fantastic Four Story #1 – Stan Lee and John Romita Jr. team-up to give us the final storyline of Marvel’s first family. [$4.99]

Marvel Spotlight: Halo #1 – Based on the popular video game franchise here’s a look into the world of Halo. [$2.99]

Silver Surfer: Requiem #4 (of 4) – The Surfer’s quest is ended as he arrives once again back home on Zenn-La, but what’s in store for him now? [$3.99]

Spider-Man: One More Day Sketchbook #1 – Here’s a sneak peek into next month’s major Spidey storyline. [$2.99]

World War Hulk: X-Men #3 – Hulk vs. Juggernaut, ‘nuff said. [$2.99]

Conan #43 – “Pits of Refuge” finds Conan and Murillo trapped in the maze of the Red Priest’s house as Timothy Truman’s adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s “Rogues in the House” continues.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Emily the Strange #1 – The world’s strangest girl goes face-to-face with Death itself in “Death Becomes Her.”  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

Hellboy: Darkness Calls #5 (of 6) – Hellboy struggles with Koschei as the mini-series moves towards its conclusion.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Usagi Yojimbo #105 – The rabbit ronin’s investigation of a killing produces more questions than answers.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Wetworks #12 – Red tells Dane about her former life as an assassin. [$2.99]

Armory Wars #3 (of 5) – As Coheed and Cambria ride a spaceship bound for Paris, Claudio comes face-to-face with the Preist who killed Josephine. [$2.99]

Bomb Queen IV #1 (of 4) – In the first issue of this new four-issue mini-series Bomb Queen declares war on the entire Image Universe. [$3.50]

Gene Simmons Dominatrix #1 (of 6) – Dominique Stern, a professional dominatrix, finds herself lost in a world of conspiracy and spies after a client lets slip top secret intel in this first issue of the new six-issue mini-series from Sen Taylor and Flavio Hoffe. [$3.99]

The Mice Templar #1 – After his family is enslaved, Karic the mouse’s only hope is to become one of the knights of legend. [$3.99]

Transformers Spotlight: Optimus Prime – The leader of the Autobots earns his own Spotlight issue.  Available in three variant covers.  Check out the free preview. [#3.99]

Batman: Secrets of the Batcave – A look at Batman’s lair is the focus of this collection of stories spanning the Dark Knight’s career. [$17.99]

Cable & Deadpool Vol. 7: Separation Anxiety – From issues #36-42 this trade paperback includes an appearance by Taskmaster, and the fallout from the X-Men’s battle against Hecatomb. [$17.99]

The Complete Bite Club – This 265-page trade paperback collects Bite Club and Bite Club: Vampire Unit. [$19.99]

DC/Top Cow: Crossover Classics – This new trade paperback collects the cross-over adventures of the DC and Top Cow Universes. [$14.99]

Essential Daredevil Vol. 4 – Another b&w Essential Marvel trade paperback collects the adventures of the blind attorney from Hell’s Kitchen from issues #75-101. [$16.99]

Hulk and Power Pack: Pack Smash! – The Pack find themselves trapped underground with an angry Dr. Banner in this trade paperback collection of issues #1-4. [$6.99]

Manhunter Vol. 3: Origins – Issues #15-23 of Kate Spencer’s crime fighting adventures are collected in this trade paperback. [$17.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Captain Marvel Vol. 2 – The second hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume features Mar-Vell’s space adventures including donning the Nega-Bands for the first time and appearances from Black Widow, Captain America, and the Incredible Hulk. [$54.99]

Ninja Scroll – The first five issues of the series are collected in this new trade paperback. [$19.99]

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Photo Comic – The beginning of a Manga-sized adaptation of all six of the Star Wars films.  Check out the free preview. [$9.95]

Tangent Comics Vol. 1 – DC’s 1997 Tangent heroes return in this new trade paperback collection of their adventures. [$19.99]

The Wolf Man: Hunter’s Moon – On vacation in Europe Lawrence Talbot is bitten by a lycanthrope and cursed to live out his life as a werewolf.  Check out the free preview. [$6.99]

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